For dinner, Debra cooks Ray her lemon chicken. But then Marie comes over with her famous spaghetti and meatballs. Ray chooses his mother's spaghetti and meatballs. Debra becomes frustrated because Ray picked the meatballs over her lemon chicken. Ray then gets the idea to have Marie teach Debra how she makes it. Hesitant about it, Debra let's Marie teach her. But when Ray tastes the finished product, the meatballs just taste weird. After some help from Robert, Debra finds out that Marie sabotaged her meatballs by placing a label for basil on a bottle of tarragon.
Did You Know?
The treat Robert is eating while talking to Debra is a Nestle Push-Up Pop. See more
Debra looks straight down at the box after she's done looking through it, but in the next shot her head is slightly turned to the right. See more
All I'm saying is that given everything I do around here, why do I care so much that I can't make meatballs for my husband as good as his mother?
Because you're a good wife.
Don't you ever, ever call me that again.
The Where's Lunch production logo shows Frank's glass of juice. See more
Everybody Loves Raymond Theme
Composed by Rick Marotta
and Terry Trotter
Used as the theme song for season 1 and 2. See more